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Sep 07, 2011

U.K. Bribery Act Even Broader in Scope than U.S. FCPA

On July 1, 2011 the new United Kingdom Bribery Act came into force. Because of the wide jurisdictional reach of that Act, any company or person(s) with any substantive contacts with the U.K. should understand how the Act may affect your business.» Read More

Aug 09, 2010

REWIND: International Business News #5

  • Outsourcing to India Draws Western Lawyers.  The legal outsourcing industry has taken off in India as money-conscious U.S. firms are hiring lawyers in India to do tasks such as document review and contract management. Now, to make this process more successful, Indian legal outsourcing firms are actively recruiting lawyers from western countries, such as the U.S.
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Aug 02, 2010

REWIND: International Business News #4

  • Korea Firm Courts Harrah’s for Cambodia Angkor Casino.  Korean development firm, Intercity Group, has invited Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. and MGM Resorts International, two of the world’s largest casino owners, to the site of the new Cambodia Angkor Casino. Intercity’s vice president, James Cho, said he would like to present Harrah’s and MGM with management operations deals.
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Jul 20, 2010

REWIND: International Business News #2

  • U.S. Moves to Block New BP Oil Leases.  Following the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico, U.S. lawmakers are pushing an amendment to ban the U.K. company from obtaining any further oil leases, due to safety concerns. 
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